Welcome to RxArt

As an aspiring physician, I am excited to join the RxArt team as an intern this year to learn more about integrating visual art into the hospital environment. While shadowing at the Smilow Cancer Center in New Haven, I began to realize how important both medicine and physical space are to the healing process. After… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

It has been an enlightening journey from earning my BA at NYU to arriving at RxArt, and I am thrilled to have become a part of the team as an intern. Contributing to the work here is both rewarding and illuminating, and I’m happy to know my abilities are being applied to such a wonderful… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

Having recently graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Art History, I am excited to be interning at RxArt this spring.  This organization provides a unique perspective into the world of nonprofits and the contemporary art scene here in New York City, and I am eager to use my own skills in this setting… Read more »

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Welcome, Eileen

I am elated to join the RxArt team as the Operations Manager at this exciting time. It is wonderful and rewarding to be able to combine my passion for contemporary art and work for the greater good. With family members and friends in the healthcare field, I have always believed in the positive impact of… Read more »

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Welcome to Rx Art

My name is Rachel Joelson, I am currently a student at the Sotheby’s Institute and the newest member of the Rx Art team.  Recently moving from Los Angeles to New York, I have fallen in love with the city and the pulsing nature of the art world here.  After studying Art History at Loyola Marymount… Read more »

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Paul Insect “2033”

If you are in New York City this holiday season make sure to see Paul Insect’s “2033” exhibition, up at Allouche Gallery located in Soho until January 11th. Paul Insect  Meteor Nights, 2014 This exhibition features a series of works on canvas and paper, mostly all of them vibrant in color and sharp-edged. In the… Read more »

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RxArt Auction: LIVE on Paddle8

All proceeds support RxArt’s mission to transform pediatric hospital facilities into comforting and engaging spaces through site-specific installations by contemporary artists. The 2014 RxArt Auction includes works by revered artists including: KAWS, Rob Pruitt, Walead Beshty, Mark Hagen, Chris Succo, Jose Parla, Lawrence Weiner, Erik Parker and many more! Below are some highlights from the RxArt Auction on… Read more »

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Ray Johnson’s unseen work

Don’t miss Ray Johnson’s exhibition at Karma Gallery (39 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012)! The show is a collection of previously unseen work by Ray Johnson (b.1927 – 1995).  With a sly use of puns, codes, inside jokes and wit, Johnson creates complex and multi-layered portraits of himself and of other subjects. A… Read more »

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RxArt 12th Annual Party

At RxArt had our 12th Anniversary PARTY this Monday and Milk Studio. The event honored artist Dan Colen for his ongoing work with RxArt and his upcoming permanent installation at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. Colen described the pieces he plans to install in the children’s ward, “It’s these drawings I’m doing with M&Ms, and… Read more »

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Avant Garde Preschool with Julia Chiang!

We had another fun-filled afternoon at Avant Garde Preschool, this time with artist Julia Chiang! Kids sculpted, glued and glittered to their hearts’ content. This session may have been less chaotic than the last, but it was no less fun. See photos and artwork below! Avant Garde Preschool is a creative program hosted by RxArt… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt

I am so very glad to announce that I have just joined the RxArt team as a communications/graphic design intern. My name is Geertje Schokker and I am a Dutch student finishing my last year of Communications. In 2005 I fell in love with this amazing city when I was here on vacation. After another… Read more »

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Trenton Doyle Hancock Installation!

Trenton Doyle Hancock mural being installed at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston!

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RxArt Visits Maurizio Pellegrin

Last Friday, RxArt visited the sunlit studio space of Venetian-born artist Maurizio Pellegrin, who graciously showed us around. During our visit, we got a glimpse of several current projects as well as a fascinating tour of his source materials, which have included vintage top hats, photographs, canes, suitcases, and Japanese obis. Combining groupings of cultural… Read more »

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Happy Valentines Day from RxArt!

Happy Valentines Day from RxArt!

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New Addition to RxArt

I am so excited to be RxArt’s newest intern!  I first read about RxArt in an article in The NY Times Magazine almost two years ago and have been following them ever since.  I was drawn to the organization for both personal and professional reasons–growing up, my brother was in and out of the hospital… Read more »

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Pop-Up Shop!

Last night we celebrated the kick off for our Pop-Up Shop! The walls of Half Gallery have been hung with original works by James Franco, Terence Koh, Will Cotton, Matthew Brannon and many more. Guests gathered to drink champagne and scoop up RxArt coloring books and puzzles at discount prices. The event marks our very… Read more »

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Our Latest Addition to RxArt

As the most recent addition to the RxArt team, I’d like use my inaugural blog post as an introduction. My name is Sarah Zabrodski, and I am a Canadian transplanted from the frozen prairies of Alberta to New York City. I crossed the border just over two years ago to attend the Institute of Fine… Read more »

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